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Sony Viao Display Problem

My Sony PCG-8J2M laptop has got a strange problem. Display is playing up and initially you could see everything but picture was blurred and now you can't read anything as all you see is various patterns on the display. Sometime it comes to normal but most of the time it is messed up picture. I thought may be display cable or screen has gone but when attached an external monitor the same problem is on the monitor too. Plzzz help. Many thanks.

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  • bootiegara Nov 26, 2007

    Thanks for the help. Can't upgrade the drivers as all I see boxes/designs etc both on laptop and external screen. As you mentioned it is an internal issue so it would be better to get rid of it rather than getting it repaired that may be costly. Cheers



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VAIO Model PCG-8R7L Series VGN A250
Vertical panels run over the screen
Problem exist when hookedup to another screen

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Sounds like you have some internal issues going on with this Laptop! If you are getting the same response when you connect an external monitor, then you more than likely have a few things going on here: A bad VGA port for starters, Issues with the Data card, and your graphic card is cetainly not helping. In addition you may want to check appropriate drivers as they are sometimes updated! But my best guess is that you are having issues internally! That could be costly! Sorry!

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